1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 51-17
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Central Division
Postseason: 11-2 Won NBA championship
Division Tiebreaker - Defeated Rochester Royals 1-0
Division Semifinals - Defeated Chicago Stags 2-0
Division Finals - Defeated Fort Wayne Pistons 2-0
Semifinals - Defeated Anderson Packers 2-0
Finals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 4-2
Coach: John Kundla (51-17)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers Statistics
1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers Results

The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1949-50 season with a record of 51 wins and 17 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Central Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 11-2.

The Lakers led the circuit with 5,717 points. Minneapolis allowed 5,150 points. George Mikan scored a team-leading 1,865 points for the squad, and Jim Pollard averaged 13 or more per game, too. Jim Pollard dished out 252 assists for the team.

John Kundla coached the team. The 1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Don CarlsonG-FMarch 22, 19196'0"170Minnesota, MN USA
Arnie FerrinF-GJuly 29, 19256'2"180UtahSalt Lake City, UT USA
Normie GlickFNovember 10, 19276'6"190Loyola (CA)
Bud GrantFMay 20, 19276'3"195MinnesotaSuperior, WI USA
Bob HarrisonGAugust 12, 19276'1"190Michigan
Billy HassettGOctober 21, 19215'10"180Notre Dame
Tony JarosF-GFebruary 21, 19206'3"180Minnesota
Slater MartinGOctober 22, 19255'10"170TexasEl Mina, TX USA
George MikanCJune 18, 19246'10"230DePaulJoliet, IL USA
Vern MikkelsenF-COctober 21, 19286'7"225HamlineParlier, CA USA
Jim PollardF-C-GJuly 9, 19226'3"185StanfordOakland, CA USA
Herm SchaeferG-FDecember 20, 19196'0"175IndianaFort Wayne, IN USA
Gene StumpF-GNovember 13, 19236'2"185DePaul
Paul WaltherG-FMarch 23, 19276'2"160TennesseeCovington, KY USA